Plate: Fort George
Overall: 1 x 10 1/2 in. ( 2.5 x 26.7 cm )
Circular earthenware plate; blue transfer printed flower and leaf border at center scene of pre-20th century New York (Fort George and the City of New York in 1740).
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
printed: on reverse: "FORT GREENE AND THE CITY OF NEW YORK (ENGLISH OCCUPATION) 1740/ OLD NEW YORK/Commemorating the/inauguration/George Washington at/Federal Hall New York/ April 30, 1789 and the New/York World's fair 1939./WEDGWOOD/ETRURIA/ENGLAND"
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